Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Ricoh WG-6 front
Portability
89
Imaging
49
Features
46
Overall
47

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Boost to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 203g - 110 x 71 x 28mm
  • Introduced January 2017
  • Successor is Fujifilm XP130
Ricoh WG-6
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 125 - 6400
  • Digital Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.5-5.5) lens
  • 246g - 118 x 66 x 33mm
  • Released February 2018
  • Superseded the Ricoh WG-5 GPS
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 Overview

Following is a in depth comparison of the Fujifilm XP120 versus Ricoh WG-6, both Waterproof cameras by brands FujiFilm and Ricoh. The sensor resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the WG-6 (20MP) is pretty comparable and both cameras provide the same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was launched 13 months prior to the WG-6 which makes them a generation away from one another. Both the cameras have different body design with the Fujifilm XP120 being a Ultracompact camera and the Ricoh WG-6 being a Compact camera.

Before diving right into a full comparison, here is a concise summation of how the XP120 grades versus the WG-6 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Ricoh WG-6

 XP120 WG-6 

Reasons to pick Ricoh WG-6 over the Fujifilm XP120

 WG-6 XP120 
ReleasedFebruary 2018January 2017More modern by 13 months
Screen resolution1040k920kCrisper screen (+120k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Ricoh WG-6

 XP120 WG-6 
Manually focus More accurate focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen dimensions3"3"Equal screen measurement
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither offers Touch friendly screen

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 Physical Comparison

In case you're going to carry around your camera, you will have to think about its weight and volume. The Fujifilm XP120 offers physical dimensions of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") having a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) while the Ricoh WG-6 has sizing of 118mm x 66mm x 33mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.3") having a weight of 246 grams (0.54 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you are using during that time. Here is a front view measurements comparison of the XP120 versus the WG-6.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the XP120 and WG-6 is 91 and 89 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 Sensor Comparison

Normally, it is hard to envision the contrast in sensor sizes just by going through a spec sheet. The image underneath will help provide you a clearer sense of the sensor sizes in the XP120 and WG-6.

Clearly, both cameras provide the same sensor dimensions albeit not the same megapixels. You should expect the Ricoh WG-6 to produce more detail utilizing its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will allow you to crop photographs more aggressively. The more aged XP120 will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Portrait photography factors
Ricoh WG-6 Portrait photography factors
42
manual focus
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
includes face detect focusing
manual mode not possible
can't use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
no RAW support
46
manual focus
decent MP (20MP)
offers face detect focus
lack of manual mode
can't use external flash
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm XP120
Street photography with Ricoh WG-6
62
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proofing
no articulating screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
no RAW support
60
has image stabilization (Digital)
environment proof
fixed screen
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
more heavy than average (246g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Sports photography features
Ricoh WG-6 Sports photography features
46
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
includes tracking focus
weather proofing
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
not so great battery pack (210 CIPA)
no phase detect AF
55
has image stabilization (Digital)
decent MP (20MP)
offers tracking focus
environment proof
better than average battery (340 shots)
no shutter priority
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm XP120
Travel photography with Ricoh WG-6
67
weather proofing
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
really wide (28mm)
not so great battery pack (210 per charge)
screen isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
70
better than average battery (340 per charge)
environment proof
decent MP (20 megapixels)
built-in flash
really wide (28mm)
more heavy than average (246 grams)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Landscape photography advice
Ricoh WG-6 Landscape photography advice
51
manual focus
really wide (28mm)
screen size is decent (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
weather proofing
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
manual mode not possible
sensor is small (1/2.3")
no RAW support
not so great battery pack (210 shots)
57
manual focus
really wide (28mm)
screen size is decent (3")
has image stabilization (Digital)
decent MP (20 megapixels)
environment proof
better than average battery (340 CIPA)
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
lack of manual mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Vlogging highlights
Ricoh WG-6 Vlogging highlights
33
really wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
includes face detect focusing
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
screen isn't selfie friendly
doesn't have microphone support
32
really wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Digital)
offers face detect focus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 resolution)
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
doesn't have microphone port
more heavy than average (246g)
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh WG-6 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Ricoh WG-6
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Ricoh WG-6
General Information
Company FujiFilm Ricoh
Model type Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Ricoh WG-6
Category Waterproof Waterproof
Introduced 2017-01-05 2018-02-21
Body design Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3 and 3:2
Full resolution 4608 x 3456 5184 x 3888
Max native ISO 3200 6400
Max boosted ISO 6400 -
Minimum native ISO 100 125
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points - 9
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.5-5.5
Macro focusing range 9cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 3" 3"
Resolution of screen 920 thousand dot 1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4s 4s
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000s 1/4000s
Continuous shooting speed 10.0fps -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 5.50 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash options Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Flash on, flash off
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 60p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 3840x2160
Max video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video file format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Supports FlashAir SD cards
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) DB-110 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
GPS None Built-in
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 203g (0.45 lbs) 246g (0.54 lbs)
Physical dimensions 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") 118 x 66 x 33mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 210 images 340 images
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes
Time lapse recording
Storage media Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage slots Single Single
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